Those of you familiar with international adoption know that it is a process. I am so thrilled so share that the very final step in the very paper-heavy international adoption process is complete! Joseph received his American Certificate of Citizenship today. We have so many dates to celebrate with our little guy — his adoption […]Read More Joseph is now an American citizen! Introducing his Certificate of Citizenship!
Gathering around the Thanksgiving table is a time of food, family, and intense judgement. As we recover from Thanksgiving and gear up for the holiday season now among us, here’s a guide to the 5 People You Meet at Holiday Gatherings. (Not that I know any of these fine folks or anything.) The Anti-Socialite […]Read More The 5 People You Meet at Thanksgiving (Or Christmas) (Or Any Holiday Family Gathering)
It’s not every day that you walk into your house to see your table fully set with adorable dinnerware. I guess today was my lucky day! Unbeknownst to me, a group of ladies from our church blessed me by surprising me with an eight-person setting with some charming Christmas dinnerware. They even collaborated with Jonny […]Read More a sweet early christmas surprise
I have to confess: Pregnancy has made me really tired lazy. And last night, my laziness hit an all-time high. I just didn’t feel like cooking. Or thinking about cooking. I mostly just wanted to eat. Preferably sweet things. Unfortunately, cookies don’t count as dinner. And, alas, our cupboards had grown bare. Husband to the […]Read More recommended recipe: quick & easy banana pancakes
We’re a featured family on the Ergobaby blog! Ergo Carriers featured our journey to Joseph for National Adoption Month. Head on over there to check it out.Read More we're a featured family on the ergobaby blog
We’re a featured family on the Ergobaby blog! Ergo Carriers featured our journey to Joseph for National Adoption Month. Head on over there to check it out.Read More we’re a featured family on the ergobaby blog
Technology has a way of sneaking up and becoming a permanent fixture in my daily routine. I work from home, so my laptop is constantly around, with emails not-so-patiently waiting to be checked and documents longingly waiting to be tackled. I’m a member of Team iPhone, which means I have Twitter, Facebook, Huffington Post, Tumblr, […]Read More trouble sleeping? try a book. (here are my picks.)
Today, Orphan Sunday, I join many others in remembering + praying for so many children who are parentless. I’m so thankful. So thankful for all who dedicate time and service to forgotten ones via foster care, missions, acts of love, + so much more. So thankful for the children who will never again carry the label […]Read More orphan sunday